2013 in photos: Patrick Dodson
The New York SAFE Act, Mohawk Valley flooding, and graduation smiles were among the top moments of 2013 as captured by Daily Gazette staff photographer Patrick Dodson. Posted on December 20, 2013.
Mike Sullivan, of Plymouth, MA, right, helps launch a hot air balloon while watching another float away during the Adirondack Balloon Festival at Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport in Queensbury on Friday, September 20, 2013.
K.C. Alvey, 23 years old, of Ithaca, during a New Yorkers Against Fracking day of action at New York State Capitol building in Albany on Monday, June 17, 2013.
CBA's Brady Fallon (2) tags out Amsterdam's Jason Agresta (7) during a baseball game at CBA on Monday, April 22, 2013.
Donald and Robin Gannon-Zebrowski speak about their son Jack, a Schalmont freshman who took his own life, at their home in Pattersonville on Wednesday, October 30. 2013.
Actor Ryan Gosling at the red carpet premiere of The Place Beyond the Pines at Landmark Sunshine Cinema in New York City on Thursday, March 29, 2013.
Dennis Drue is escorted out of Saratoga County Courthouse in Ballston Spa after being sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
Albany's Mike Black (10) shoots against Duke's Rasheed Sulaimon (14) during round of the NCAA tournament at the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia, PA on Friday, March 21, 2013.
Colin Fillion, 7 years old, of Ballston Spa, right, celebrates after his car finished first place in the Wolf Scouts division at the Cub Scouts’ Saratoga District Pinewood Derby at the Saratoga Auto Museum on Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Camp Bisco music festival at Indian Lookout Country Club in Mariaville on Friday, July 12, 2013.
Cleanup continued on Saturday, June 29, 2013 in Fort Plain following flash flooding in the Mohawk Valley the day before.
Maureen Casey, of Troy, kisses Reverend Bishop Howard J. Hubbard after he exits a special Mass to recognize the 50th Anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Albany on Sunday, October 20, 2013.
Brian McGuillan, 22, of Limerick, PA, center, wears a horses mask at Saratoga Race Course for the Travers Stakes on Saturday, August 24, 2013 with his friends, all Skidmore students.
Firefighters battle a multi-unit blaze on Dove Street in Albany on Friday, January 25, 2013.
Protestors in support of gun rights outside Saratoga City Center for the Saratoga Arms Show on Saturday, January 12, 2013.
Joseph Dougherty, a lobbyist for Heinman-Straub, left, and Manuel Vilar, president of the New York State PBA, right, look over the NY SAFE Act outside the Senate chambers at the Capitol in Albany on Monday, January 14, 2013.
State Police investigate the scene in the Empire State Plaza concourse where a trooper was reportedly stabbed in the neck on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Police closed the concourse and searched the area for the suspect.
Funeral services for 8 year old homicide victim Sha'hiim Nelligan at Pilgrim Holiness Church in Schenectady on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Silmija Cekic, 13 years old, greets her big sister Adelina Cekic in the aisle after she was awarded her diploma during Shenendehowa Commencement at SPAC on Friday, June 21, 2013.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks to Andrea Bouch outside her flood damaged home alongside the Otsquago Creek on Reid Street in the village of Fort Plain on Monday, July 1, 2013.
The flood line is seen in a display case as 5-year-old Delton Keba, of St. Johnsville, surveys the damage to his grandparents store, Kathy's Attic & Thrift Shop, following flooding in Fort Plain on Friday, June 28, 2013.